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Bayan ng Glan
Lungsod sa Glan
Municipality of Glan
Map of Sarangani showing the location of Glan.
Map of Sarangani showing the location of Glan.
Glan is located in Philippines
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 5°49′N 125°12′E / 5.817°N 125.200°E / 5.817; 125.200Coordinates: 5°49′N 125°12′E / 5.817°N 125.200°E / 5.817; 125.200
Country  Philippines
Province Sarangani
District Lone district
Barangays 31
 • Mayor Victor James B. Yap
 • Total 610.30 km2 (235.64 sq mi)
Elevation 30 m (100 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 106,518
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
 • Languages Cebuano, Filipino, English
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9517
Dialing code 83
Income class 1st class
Website glan.gov.ph

Glan is a 1st class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. According to 2007 census, it has a population of 102,676 people in 16,990 households.

Glan is located on the west by Sarangani Bay, on the north by Davao del Sur, and on the south by the Celebes Sea. It is largely based on agriculture with a high level production of copra. Aquaculture is the second biggest income earner, notably milkfish and shrimps culture. Other agricultural products are coconuts, maize, sugarcane, bananas, pineapples, mangoes, pork, eggs, beef, and fish.

The economy has accelerated in the past decade driven by advances in global communication technology and the finishing of a modern highway that tremendously improved trade and transport. It has also benefited from its political role as the seat of the provincial government.

According to the last general elections, it has a total voting population of 44,197 voters.


Glan is politically subdivided into 31 barangays.

  • Baliton
  • Batotuling
  • Batulaki
  • Big Margus
  • Burias
  • Cablalan
  • Calabanit
  • Calpidong
  • Congan
  • Cross
  • Datalbukay
  • E. Alegado
  • Glan Padidu
  • Gumasa
  • Ilaya
  • Kaltuad
  • Kapatan
  • Lago
  • Laguimit
  • Mudan
  • New Aklan
  • Pangyan
  • Poblacion
  • Rio Del Pilar
  • San Jose
  • San Vicente
  • Small Margus
  • Sufatubo
  • Taluya
  • Tango
  • Tapon


Population census of Glan, Sarangani
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 60,382 —    
1995 73,768 +4.09%
2000 83,051 +2.40%
2007 102,676 +3.08%
2010 106,518 +1.23%
Source: National Statistics Office[1]


  1. ^ "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 

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